Austin, TX -- Catering to the growing urban music scene, Open Labs will be hosting a two-day music event titled "Beats 'N Treats Music Festival" at the Mohawk venue on October 24-25, 2008. The two day event will feature live bands and a beat competition called the "Gold Rush Beat Competition," in which the winner will receive an Open Labs NeKo LUX encased in a 24-karat gold chassis. The instrument is worth over $24,000, and is Open Labs' most expensive instrument to date. The competition will be held on the outside stage of the Mohawk for both days, with running times of 5 pm to 2 am on Friday, and 2 pm to 2 am on Saturday. Local Austin MCs will be the masters of ceremonies. The inside stage will feature live bands and DJs throughout the event.
The entire event will be filmed with multiple hi-definition cameras, and broadcast live from www . openlabs . com. Open Labs is currently marketing and advertising worldwide for the Beats 'N Treats Music Festival, and over 2,000 attendees are expected, not including on-line viewers.